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Alton Brown travels back in time this summer for 'Cutthroat Kitchen: Time Warp Tournament'
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 06:40 pm
Food Network takes a nostalgic trip through decades of food trends this summer in the five-episode primetime competition "Cutthroat Kitchen: Time Warp Tournament," with host Alton Brown leading 16 talented, sabotage-hungry chefs through the culinary mayhem and a chance to win up to $50,000.
Downtown Niagara Falls Business Association hosts first 'Derby Day Sweepstakes' fundraiser
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 06:35 pm
A Niagara Falls prize package valued at more than $5,000 is being raffled off by the Downtown Niagara Falls Business Association on Saturday, May 7, the day of the Kentucky Derby.
Higgins, Niagara Falls Community unveil National Register of Historic Places signage at Oakwood
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 05:00 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins was joined Monday by Niagara Falls leaders and representatives from the Oakwood Cemetery Association and Niagara Falls National Heritage Area to officially unveil a National Register of Historic Places designation sign at Oakwood Cemetery.
Poloncarz, officials participate in Holocaust commemoration
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 04:55 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz was joined Monday by Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown, members of the Jewish Federation of Greater Buffalo, and leaders of the Jewish community in a candle-lighting ceremony commemorating Yom Hashoah, or Holocaust Memorial Day.
Western New York Power Proceeds Allocation Board recommends funding for Niagara University, NFIA Stakeholders Group
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 04:50 pm
The Western New York Power Proceeds Allocation Board voted to recommend $590,000 in funding to Niagara University and NFIA Stakeholders Group Inc.
Brady 'all but done' from a legal perspective, UB sports law expert says
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 04:40 pm
It might have taken awhile, but the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Monday reinstated the suspension of Tom Brady, and it is highly likely this decision will stick, said Nellie Drew, University at Buffalo sports law expert.
Shedding light on the poor state of American Indian health
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 12:15 pm
The epidemic of health problems facing the nation's American Indian population is largely unknown.
'Picture Yourself on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus' attracts hundreds of students, families
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 12:15 pm
Hundreds of middle and high school students and their parents took part in the second annual "Picture Yourself on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, Powered by AT&T" event Saturday.
Artpark welcomes Tears For Fears, YES, Beatles tribute RAIN and O.A.R.; full outdoor lineups announced
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 10:00 am
Artpark announced nine remaining concert dates today, revealing complete lineups for "First Niagara presents Tuesdays in the Park" and "Coors Light Wednesdays" outdoor concert series. The new shows include:
Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper event engages 1,500 volunteers with more than 10 tons of litter removed from local shorelines, parks
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 09:15 am
More than 1,500 Western New Yorkers cleaned shorelines and picked up a winter's debris across the region Saturday for Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper's annual Spring Shoreline Sweep. The event targeted shoreline sites in need of stewardship and litter removal throughout Erie and Niagara counties.
Ceretto: Global NY Fund offers local businesses expanded opportunities
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 09:15 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto is encouraging local businesses and nonprofits to attend the Global NY Fund informational meeting from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, at the Buffalo Marriott Niagara, 1340 Millersport Highway, Amherst.
Traveler advisory for Niagara Falls State Park
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 09:15 am
The New York State Department of Transportation announced construction is resuming on the project to reconstruct the interchange of the Robert Moses Parkway with John B. Daly Boulevard in the City of Niagara Falls.
'Lewiston never Smelt so good': Smelt Festival returns to village Friday, May 6
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 07:00 am
Plans are moving along nicely for a rite of spring on the lower river - the 2016 edition of the annual Lewiston Smelt Festival, Friday, May 6, on the waterfront in the Village of Lewiston.
Tire Rack Street Survival class coming
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 07:00 am
Car crashes are the leading killer of American teens from ages 15 to 20, with more than 5,000 teens involved in a fatal crash each year, nearly 2,000 teen drivers killed and an additional 180,000 teens injured.
Presentation set to discuss emerald ash borer
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 07:00 am
The emerald ash borer now has a very strong hold in Western New York, said Sharon Bachman of the Erie County Cornell Cooperative Extension and the Erie County Emerald Ash Borer Task Force.
Headliners Johnson, Stigers announced for 2016 Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival
Sun, Apr 24th 2016 04:45 pm
The headlining acts slated to take the main stage at this year's Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival were announced Sunday at "Jazz & Pasta," the festival's annual fundraising event.
A good start for Niagara women's soccer
Sun, Apr 24th 2016 04:15 pm
On April 10, Niagara University women's soccer team launched its spring season against St. John Fisher. After finishing in fourth in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference last season, much was expected from the Purple Eagles.
A great golfing opportunity for Niagara University students
Sun, Apr 24th 2016 04:05 pm
Niagara University introduced the club golf team to campus in the spring of 2015. It became the 18th club sport at the university.
Houston, we have a problem
Sun, Apr 24th 2016 02:55 pm
All across the Houston area has faced more than a foot of rain since Monday morning, with flooding low-lying areas all across the region.
Niagara University student athletes prepare for 'Life After Sports'
Sun, Apr 24th 2016 02:35 pm
Niagara University's student-athletes came together in the Gallagher Center gym for the "Life After Sports" event on Friday, April 15.
Take Back The Night leaves a lasting impact on Niagara University students
Sun, Apr 24th 2016 02:15 pm
On April 7, over 400 students at Niagara University joined together in support for Take Back the Night, a national movement whose goal is to create safe communities and respectful relationships through awareness events and initiatives.
The struggles of graduating seniors ... by a graduating senior
Sun, Apr 24th 2016 02:00 pm
As graduation nears for college seniors, the stress starts to weigh on their shoulders. Not only do they have papers and finals, but now they have to do something with the degree they are about to receive.
Bia, the Perico Princess, came from the 'hood' to make her way to Hollywood
Sun, Apr 24th 2016 01:40 pm
On Aug. 16, 1991, the talented female rapper Bianca Landrau was born. The 24-year-old goes by the name of Bia, or the Perico Princess. So far, she has worked with T.I., The Clipse, Big Sean and Pharrell Williams.
Feel the local music: Meet Optic Oppression
Sun, Apr 24th 2016 01:20 pm
Optic Oppression is a Buffalo-based electronic rock group.
Meet Sesame Street's New Afghan character: Zari
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 06:15 pm
Remember watching Sesame Street when you were a kid? Big Bird, Cookie Monster, Elmo and many other characters made the show a huge success, and make it one of the most-watched children's shows in the world. Now there's a new resident on "Sesame Street," and she's promoting women's rights in Afghanistan.
Truly amazing places in Saigon tourists must visit
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 06:00 pm
Saigon, currently named and still also referred to as Ho Chi Minh City, is the largest city of Vietnam in terms of population size and level of urbanization, as well as the economic leader and one of the important cultural and education centers.
Special Olympics games held at Niagara University
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 05:15 pm
On Saturday, April 16, Niagara University held its yearly Special Olympics. This was a time for athletes to come and show off their basketball skills to family, friends and supporters.
College: More than a classroom education
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 12:30 pm
College. It is supposed to be the most wonderful time of young adults' lives. A time to be crazy and let loose and have fun.
College class registration: A horror story
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 12:05 pm
One night every semester, college students all over the country prepare themselves, and their sanity, to take on registration. You don't just pick classes, you fight for them.
Niagara University's Clet Dining Hall undergoing multimillion-dollar expansion
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 12:00 pm
Niagara University has recently begun work on an $8 million expansion and renovation of Clet Dining Hall, the main dining hall for students on campus.
Welcome summer: The Silo is back in business
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 07:05 am
It's cruel and unusual having to go an entire winter without a "Haystack."
'Discover Niagara Shuttle' set to launch in May
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 07:05 am
A new trolley system is planned to transport visitors to points of interest in communities along and around the Niagara Gorge this tourist season.
Frontier House parking lot closed - here's why
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 07:00 am
Center Street passersby noticed the historic Frontier House parking lot is once again closed to the public.
Village of Lewiston GOP caucus April 28
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 07:00 am
The Lewiston Republican Committee has announced the 2016 Village of Lewiston GOP caucus will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28, at the Red Brick Municipal Building gym, 145 N. Fourth St. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Village of Lewiston: Notice of change in Democratic Party caucus
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 07:00 am
The Lewiston Democratic Committee announces a change in date and location for the Democratic caucus for the nomination of candidates to run for two open trustee positions in the Village of Lewiston.
Obit: Robert E. Lee Sr.
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 07:00 am
Robert E. Lee Sr. passed away peacefully at the age of 90 on April 14, 2016.
Obit: John J. 'Jack' Reardon
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 07:00 am
John J. "Jack" Reardon of Lewiston passed away Friday, April 8, 2016, in Mount St. Mary's Hospital.
Pints for Progress has focus on community improvement
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 07:00 am
Pints for Progress, a grassroots community happening spotlighting up-and-coming groups and attractions in the City of Niagara Falls, staged yet another successful event earlier this month at the Niagara Falls Arts and Cultural Center.
Chamber Gala: Chairman's Award goes to Modern Corp.
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 07:00 am
Modern Corporation has been chosen as the 2016 Chairman's Award recipient by the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce board of directors and Chairwoman Kristen Trunzo.
Youngstown Library Friends' schedule spring book sale
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 07:00 am
The Friends of the Youngstown Free Library will host a spring book sale from Thursday evening through Saturday afternoon, April 28-30, at the Red Brick School Village Center gym, 240 Lockport St.